10 March 1988 Optical Logic Gate Design Considerations
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Proceedings Volume 0835, Integrated Optical Circuit Engineering V; (1988) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.942376
Event: Cambridge Symposium on Fiber Optics and Integrated Optoelectronics, 1987, Cambridge, MA, United States
Abstract
Present photonic systems involve communication and information processing applications in which optical signals are generated, modulated, transmitted, and detected and then transformed to electrical form for final use. All optical signal processing systems for both optical communications and optical computing have tremendous potential for dramatically improving the information handling capacity and data rate in various signal processing systems by keeping the information in optical form during more of the processing path. Major improvements in real-time signal analysis systems can be obtained through the implementation of all optical circuits due to the advantage of low power consumption, high speed, and noise immunity. Additionally, all optical systems lend themselves directly to implementation in highly parallel, high throughput architectures.
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M. A. Mentzer, M. A. Mentzer, D. H. Nacrhski, D. H. Nacrhski, } "Optical Logic Gate Design Considerations", Proc. SPIE 0835, Integrated Optical Circuit Engineering V, (10 March 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.942376; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.942376
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